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Jeremiah 36:17

    Jeremiah 36:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How didst thou write all these words at his mouth?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How did you write all these words at his mouth?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How didst thou write all these words at his mouth?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And questioning Baruch, they said, Say now, how did you put all these words down in writing from his mouth?

    Webster's Revision

    And they asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How didst thou write all these words at his mouth?

    World English Bible

    They asked Baruch, saying, Tell us now, How did you write all these words at his mouth?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they asked Baruch, saying, tell us now, How didst thou write all these words at his mouth?

    Definitions for Jeremiah 36:17

    Tell - To number; count.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 36:17

    How didst thou write all these words? - At his mouth? - So the text should be pointed. They wished to know whether he had not copied them, or whether he wrote as Jeremiah prophesied.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 36:17

    The scroll might have been drawn up by Baruch from memoranda of his own without the prophet's direct authority. The princes therefore did not ask from curiosity, but to obtain necessary information.